Delft University of Technology
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assignment Niveau : Introductif
label Calculs
chat_bubble_outline Langue : Anglais
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En résumé

Mathematics is the language of Science, Engineering and Technology. Calculus is an elementary mathematical course in any Science and Engineering Bachelor. Pre-university Calculus will prepare you for the Introductory Calculus courses by revising five important mathematical subjects that are assumed to be mastered by beginning Bachelor students: functions, equations, differentiation, integration and analytic geometry. After this course you will be well prepared to start your university calculus course. You will learn to understand the necessary definitions and mathematical concepts needed and you will be trained to apply those and solve mathematical problems. You will feel confident in using basic mathematical techniques for your first calculus course at university-level, building on high-school level mathematics. We aim to teach you the skills, but also to show you how mathematics will be used in different engineering and science disciplines.

Education method

This is a self-paced course consisting of 7 modules (or weeks) and 1 final exam. The modules consist of a collection of 3-5 minute lecture videos, inspirational videos on the use of mathematics in Science, Engineering and Technology, (interactive) exercises and homework.

The videos, practice exercises and homework are available free of charge in the audit track. In the ID-verified track, necessary if you pursue a certificate, you can additionally access the final exam.

This course has been awarded with the 2016 Open Education Award for Excellence in the category 'Open MOOC' by the Open Education Consortium. 

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Les prérequis

This course revises high school level mathematics and is aimed to close the readiness gap between high school and university.

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Le programme

  • Understand, visualize and manipulate different elementary functions, like power functions, roots, polynomials, trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic functions;
  • Understand, visualize and solve equations and inequalities involving these elementary functions;
  • Understand the concept of differentiation and calculate the derivatives of compositions of elementary functions;
  • Understand the concept of integration and to use some elementary integration techniques;
  • Understand, visualize and manipulate geometric objects in the plane, such as vectors, lines, circles and more general curves. 
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Les intervenants

Bart van den Dries
Lecturer, Mathematics
Delft University of Technology

Roelof Koekoek
Lecturer, Mathematics
Delft University of Technology

Wolter Groenevelt
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Delft University of Technology

Fokko van de Bult
Lecturer, Mathematics
Delft University of Technology

Iris Smit
Lecturer, Mathematics
Delft University of Technology

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Le concepteur

Delft University of Technology
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La plateforme

EdX est une plateforme d'apprentissage en ligne (dite FLOT ou MOOC). Elle héberge et met gratuitement à disposition des cours en ligne de niveau universitaire à travers le monde entier. Elle mène également des recherches sur l'apprentissage en ligne et la façon dont les utilisateurs utilisent celle-ci. Elle est à but non lucratif et la plateforme utilise un logiciel open source.

EdX a été fondée par le Massachusetts Institute of Technology et par l'université Harvard en mai 2012. En 2014, environ 50 écoles, associations et organisations internationales offrent ou projettent d'offrir des cours sur EdX. En juillet 2014, elle avait plus de 2,5 millions d'utilisateurs suivant plus de 200 cours en ligne.

Les deux universités américaines qui financent la plateforme ont investi 60 millions USD dans son développement. La plateforme France Université Numérique utilise la technologie openedX, supportée par Google.

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